peristasis  peristasis
 per-is'-ta-sis from Gk. peri, "around" and stasis, "a standing, setting"
circumstantiae descriptio
description of circumstances

A description of attendant circumstances: time, place, occasion, personal characteristics, background, education, habits, etc.

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See Also

Sources: Peacham (1577) N4v; Bullinger 456

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